|he book is the culmination of more than five years'|
|work: drinking bottomless cups of green tea with Communist bureaucrats, tracking down former war photographers in both the Mekong Delta and the Hanoi suburbs, printing and scanning old negatives, collecting caption information, and collating all the material into chapters.
Also included in the book are oral histories of the ex-war photographers, a historical timeline, biographical material, and text by writer Tim Page, in addition to maps and more than 150 black and white photographs. Henry Allen, a Pulitzer-prize winning writer for the Washington Post and an ex-Marine, wrote the book's forward. The introduction was written by Doug Niven, who conceived of this project and made it all happen.
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